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The Number One Nicaraguan Cigar to the World is Now Available. Número Uno: A Taste of Diplomatic Privilege

Número Uno was originally blended for World Leaders. Handed out by Nicaraguan ambassadors on official missions around the world. In 2018, we shared some with media and special audiences and got our highest rating in 50 years. We are now releasing it nationwide as part of Obras Maestras, the designation of our ultra-premium family of cigars.

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Southern Draw Cigars updates package design

Southern Draw Cigars has been growing like wildfire over the last five years and as a result the company has stacks of used cigar boxes on its warehouse shelves, has noticed empty boxes piled in the corners of its valued retail partners and even in the garages of its most supportive customers.  The growth has also attracted some unwanted attention and the company opted to address it with an updated package design. Continue reading Southern Draw Cigars updates package design

Drew Estate Announces New Contest #DEIPCPR

20 years ago Drew Estate launched the ACID Cigar brand. They describe it as being born in Dumbo, Brooklyn with a raw & honest vision of boundless freedom that combined urban culture, including art, music, and massive style into a disruptive & inspirational product that shook the foundations of traditional cigars & changed the game forever. Envision this … Dude jumps on his motorcycle, wild dreadlocks frolicking in the wind… He arrives at his tropical, magic paradise and proceeds to blaze up his favorite ACID and thinks “fuck it, it’s high time to break free and enjoy my best life.” Continue reading Drew Estate Announces New Contest #DEIPCPR

Oveja Negra Brand Announces its Arrival to the Premium Cigar Industry

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June 24, 2019 —Oveja Negra Brands announces its arrival to the premium cigar industry.  Consisting of Black Label Trading Company, Black Works Studio, Emilio Cigars, and Dissident, each brand maintains its own unique identity while combining talents and resources to bring a formidable representation and marketing strategy to the cigar world.

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Drew Estate Announces Fat Bottom Betty Toro and Sweet Jane Dia de los Muertos Line Extensions

Drew Estate announced this week the national release of line extensions to both the Fat Bottom Betty and Sweet Jane lines with the introduction of Fat Bottom Betty Toro and Sweet Jane Dia de los Muertos. Fat Bottom Betty Toro and Sweet Jane Dia de los Muertos will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held June 29-July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas Nevada. Continue reading Drew Estate Announces Fat Bottom Betty Toro and Sweet Jane Dia de los Muertos Line Extensions

Southern Draw Cigars commemorates its LUSTRUM

 

Once every five years, Southern Draw Cigars plans to release a special onetime blend to celebrate the family’s commitment to the growing brand.  To be known as the LUSTRUM- meaning a five year period, the limited production offerings will be very small batches of 25,000 – 75,000 total cigars.  The first special blend is scheduled for release at IPCPR 2019.

The company has designated the initial release as the Kudzu LUSTRUM, celebrating the original Kudzu cigar blend offered by Southern Draw Cigars which was first produced by our exclusive factory partner A.J. Fernandez Cigar Co. in 2014.  The blend of this limited production Nicaraguan puro is comprised of a thick and oily Medio-Tiempo Habano wrapper with Nicaraguan Ometepe binder and vintage Nicaraguan long-leaf filler tobaccos delivering a harmonious balance of what the company characterizes as medium+ strength, flavor and aroma finished in an elegant box pressed format. Continue reading Southern Draw Cigars commemorates its LUSTRUM

Limited Edition Undercrown Shade SUPREMA Launches to Retailers Nationwide

Drew Estate announces today the launch of the limited edition Undercrown Shade SUPREMA to Drew Diplomat retailers nationwide. Undercrown Shade SUPREMA will be displayed in Drew Estate’s Booth at the IPCPR Convention and Tradeshow, held June 29-July 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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BLTC Announces Viaticum, IPCPR 2019 Exclusive

June 19, 2019 — Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) will be showcasing a new release at this year’s IPCPR in Las Vegas.  

LAST RITES VIATICUM will be available to BLTC retailers at this years IPCPR. This is a small batch release offered on a first-come, first-serve basis to retailers attending IPCPR 2019.  Shipping will commence this fall.

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Distributed by Ventura Cigars, New Tommy Bahama Collection Announced

June 2019 – In partnership with Island Lifestyle Importers, Ventura Cigar Company is announcing the arrival of the “Hula Paradise Collection” from Tommy Bahama’s cigar accessories collection. The collection will premiere at this year’s International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading Distributed by Ventura Cigars, New Tommy Bahama Collection Announced

Casa Cuevas Cigars to release the Cuevas Reserva

Casa Cuevas Cigars, makers of handmade premium cigars to release the Cuevas Reserva Natural and Cuevas Reserva Maduro at the 2019 IPCPR in Las Vegas. The patriarch of the four-generation tobacco family, Luis Cuevas Sr. originally introduced the Cuevas Reserva brand in the early 2000’s and was limited in availability until now.

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